NPQML & NPQSL Cohort 17 - Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for Cohort 17 of NPQML and SL programmes with EKLA, commencing in January 2021.

Each Module will be delivered virtually to include the following:

  • Online entry Leadership Diagnostics that identifies development areas through feedback from colleagues
  • An Induction for you and your school based coach, to enable you to fully understand the requirements of the programme and final assessment
  • School based induction tasks to support your preparation for your in-school project
  • Virtual sessions facilitated by experienced and serving local practitioners
  • Final Assessment Workshop to fully prepare you for your assessment submission
  • Ongoing support (from your in-school coach and our trained Facilitators) to link learning to your in-school role
  • Bespoke delivery, which reflects the national and local education landscape

Programme coss are £875 for NPQMLand £979 for NPQSL. 

To support schools during these challenging times EKLA are delighted to be able to offer schools an EKLA £100 subsidy off of the RRP, for this cohort only.

Deadline for applications is 11th December 2020


Leading During Lockdown

During these challenging times it is important to take care of ourselves and others.
Please remember that:

  • Every single person (including you) will be facing their own battles, both large and small, so kindness, gratitude and empathy will be the leadership currency to get things done 
  • Not everything on your list will get ticked off in the timeframe expected; make reasonable demands on yourself and patience for others and yourself 
  • These are highly fraught and stressful times, so monitoring emotional states - including your own - is important; there will sometimes be emotional responses to reasonable demands 
  • Self-care and consideration must be the central concern to ensure that you remain healthy and well enough to help others; self-care and good health is at the core of leadership in lockdown. 
Please see the  Leading a School During Lockdown   document from The Chartered College of Teaching for further guidance on how to support yourself and others.  
We hope that you are keeping well and safe during these difficult times. 

NPQ Courses Corona Virus Update

Regrettably, in response to the pressures placed on school leaders by the Coronavirus outbreak and to ensure the safety of all, we have decided to postpone all face to face sessions of our NPQML and NPQSL programmes for the rest of this academic year.

New dates will be posted here, once we can be certain it is safe to host events in our schools and we feel that it is appropriate to ask school leaders to come out of their school to attend the sessions.

Participants already on-courses will be notified directly once we are able to confirm dates.

Thank you for understanding that the safety of our school communities must come first.

The EKLA Office will continue to operate as normal, albeit remotely. Please use all usual email addresses to contact us and we will do our best to answer queries and support you.    


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